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Belgian international midfielder Youri Tielemans could be set to miss out on a move to Arsenal this summer as the Gunners have cooled their interest in the Leicester City star.

Per Sky Sports News, Arsenal has halted their pursuit of the former RSC Anderlecht standout in the wake of the north London giants completing an unexpected move for FC Porto and former Portuguese youth international Fábio Vieira, with the 22-year-old sealing a £35million move earlier today.

The speed and silence with which Arsenal sealed the move for the Porto academy product points to the notion that the Gunners would have wanted to quickly complete a move for such a key piece of their summer business, and the fact that there was still work to do regarding a deal involving Tielemans could have potentially frustrated both technical director Edu as well as boss Mikel Arteta.

It was however thought even up to earlier today that Arsenal was still going to push for a move involving the Belgian despite the completed deal for Vieira, but that notion has been squashed entirely despite reports from the likes of Fabrizio Romano.

With the club having now secured both the aforementioned Vieira as well as Brazilian starlet Marqinhos in addition to American international goalkeeper Matt Turner, the club can now deploy its considerable financial resources in pushing for moves at both ends of the pitch with hopeful deals for Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus, and AFC Ajax defender Lisandro Martínez.

The deal for Martínez, like Vieira, has come out of nowhere and has proven that Edu and Arteta have gotten rid of any moles in the Arsenal camp, with many unable to now accurately pinpoint every transfer directive coming out of London Colney.

Tielemans is now expected to sign a one-year extension at the King Power Stadium, but could also decline such a decision and opt for a lucrative free move in the summer after his current deal comes to an end.

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Arsenal could still move for him next summer if that is the case, with Swiss captain Granit Xhaka having just one year left on his current contract with the club, but for the time being, it seems the Gunners have moved on from the idea of bringing another Belgian midfielder to the Emirates.


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England coach Eddie Jones has been fired less than a year out from the Rugby World Cup.

Jones, who took charge after the 2015 World Cup, led England to the final of the tournament in 2019 — when it lost to South Africa — and won three Six Nations titles in his seven years at the helm.

But a poor 2022 record of six losses, one draw and five wins in 12 Test matches helped bring an end to the Australian’s tenure.

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“It is important to recognise the huge contribution Eddie has made to English rugby, winning three Six Nations championships, one grand slam and taking us to a Rugby World Cup final,” said RFU chief executive Bill Sweeney.

“He has the highest win ratio of any previous England head coach and has helped develop the leadership skills of many players and coaches.

“I am grateful to Eddie for all he has done for England across many areas of the game and the professional way in which he has approached reviewing the performance of the team.

“He has provided the panel with astute insight and meaningful lessons that will support the team performance going forward.”

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Jones said he was “pleased” with what the team achieved on his watch.

“Many of the players and I will no doubt keep in touch and I wish them all well in their future careers,” he added.

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Anatoly Malykhin, take a bow. The Russian put on a spectacular performance in knocking out former champion Reinier de Ridder in the very first round. A clubbing right hand dropped the Dutchman before some brutal shots on the ground ended the contest. Malykhin would not only take home the gold, but also $100k performance bonuses in a great night’s work. Add this to his interim heavyweight title and we have ourselves a dominant force at the top end of ONE’s weight divisions.

Ruotolo still reigns supreme

We knew Kade Ruotolo was something of a prodigy when it comes to the world of submission grappling, and the 19-year-old has once again shown what he is capable of. Facing his toughest test to date in the form of Brazil’s Matheus Gabriel, Ruotolo put on a clinic of precision and aggressive pace setting to pick up the unanimous decision win, and keep hold of his lightweight submission grappling world championship.

A second Ruotolo success

Kade may have picked up another standout win, but earlier in the night it was his brother Tye who was grabbing the headlines – and a $50k performance bonus. He put on a scintillating display to down former ONE featherweight world champion Marat Gafurov. The twin brother of Kade was aggressive from the outset showing real creativity in trying to get the submission in this catchweight bout. Halfway through the 10-minute single round, he would show incredible dexterity to transition from sub attempt to sub attempt to eventually lock in an armbar for the win.

Solidic debut ends in disappointment

There was a lot of anticipation going into Roberto Solidic’s ONE debut against the undefeated Murad Ramazanov. However we must wait a little bit longer for a true sighting after this one ended in a no contest following a low blow from Ramazanov. A disappointment on the night – but both men will be back chasing big things in the near future.

Edson makes his mark

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Brazil’s Edson Marques scored a performance bonus winning TKO over former ONE lightweight world champion Eduard Folayang with a stunning right cross, which landed on the button. This gives him back-to-back wins in the lightweight division and some momentum into what he will hope to be a standout 2023.


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